J2627 : Spelga Dam from Slievenamuck

taken 11 years ago, 4 km from Kilcoo, Northern Ireland

Spelga Dam from Slievenamuck
Spelga Dam from Slievenamuck
A view down towards Spelga Dam from the ascent up Slievenamuck.
Spelga Dam

Spelga Dam is a reservoir in the Mourne Mountains. It was constructed 1953-1957 and supplies water to parts of Counties Armagh and Down. Together with nearby Fofanny Reservoir, it can supply 6,500,000 gallons of water per day and discharges 500,000 gallons a day back into the River Bann.

See LinkExternal link for a video on the construction of the dam.

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Saturday, 23 October, 2010   (more nearby)
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Monday, 25 October, 2010
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Mountainside   (more nearby)
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 268 274 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:10.7958N 6:3.4835W
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Irish: geotagged! J 269 276
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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